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The movie American Graffiti has many values to it including being cool having fun school parents and dating It is a movie where teens can relate to How teen life is really like in those days American Graffiti is a movie that shows the American youth culture and its values is the early 1960s Even though American values have been changed a lot during a long period of time depending on the countries situation entrance of different cultures and people some values are always parts of American life and are being unchangeable These values can be seen in American Graffiti Another value was success of being cool is very important to a teenager How they have to use slang words like bitchin which is another word for cool and some teens would say bore which is another word for not cool They also have different kinds of look is more rebel like he wears a tight white t-shirt with a cigarette pack rolled in his sleeve his hair slicked back with one curl hanging over his head and they are always combing their hair Another group of people known as the Pharaohs which is a group of thugs or a gang wear the same trend as a rebel but wear the same jackets in the group so everyone knows who they are and whom they represent Then there is this preppy goody two shoes group where they wear a regular shirt with khaki pants and comb their hair to the side clothes that are a little in the expensive side Then there are people like Bob who is a country guy and he wears clothes that a typical cowboy would wear a cowboy hat with cowboy boots and he drove the fastest car in town The movie also shows the cultural importance of having fun Teens have to have fun in their life They go out and drink with their friends to get
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